Germany’s Baerbock urges faster aid ‘to avoid hunger crisis’ in Niger
24 April 2022 | 3:50 pm
Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said urgent action is needed to combat hunger amid rising food prices and the devastating impact of climate change in Niger and other areas of the troubled Sahel region.
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The biggest hole is for elderly and nursing care workers," she said. In other areas, such as the metal and electrical trades, there is not only a lack of skilled workers there is also a need for more experts and people with university degrees.
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